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  • Sanitary and Social Lectures and Essaysby Charles Kingsley

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our... more...

  • Theories about and Strategies against Hegemonic Social Sciencesby Michael Kuhn

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    This innovative book provides new perspectives on the globalization of knowledge and the notion of hegemonic sciences. Tying together contributions of authors from all across the world, it challenges existing theories of hegemonic sciences and sheds new light on how they have been and are being constructed. Examining more closely the notions of 'human... more...

  • Unmasking Social Science Imperialismby Tatah Mentan

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 42.00

    Contemporary social science is a product of the capitalist world-system and Eurocentrism is constitutive of the geoculture of this system characterized by the parochiality of its universalism, assumptions about the superiority of Western civilization and imposition as the sole theory of global progress. The creation of these structures of knowledge,... more...

  • Wachstum, Sicherheit, Moralby Claudius Torp

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 7.62

    Hauptbeschreibung Um die legitimen Formen des Konsums finden seit jeher Deutungskämpfe statt, die im "langen" 20. Jahrhundert des consumer capitalism zugleich Konflikte um die politisch-ökonomische Ordnung insgesamt gewesen sind. Welches Maß an Wachstum oder Sicherheit hält eine Gesellschaft für richtig? Wie sollen durch die Moralisierung des Konsums... more...

  • 'Thinking Against the Current'by Sybil Oldfield

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    Sybil Oldfie ld is the Emeritus Reader in English at the University of Sussex. She is the author of several books, including Afterwords: Letters on the Death of Virginia Woolf , The Collective Biography of Women in Britain 1550?1900 , and Spinsters of This Parish . more...

  • Against Everythingby Mark Greif

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95 US$ 21.50

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  • Anarchismby Peter Kropotkin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Important writings by the leading theorist of anarchism, including the brief but moving "Spirit of Revolt," "Law and Authority," an argument for social control through custom and education, and other documents. An invaluable addition to the libraries of instructors, students, and anyone interested in history, government, and anarchist thought. more...

  • Arguing for Our Livesby Robert Jensen

    City Lights Publishers 2013; US$ 13.95

    With public discourse more skewed than ever by big money's propaganda, our future hinges on our capacity for critical thinking. more...

  • Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0by Matthew W. Hughey; Gregory S. Parks; Theda Skocpol

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 50.00

    At the turn of the twentieth century, black fraternities and sororities, also known as Black Greek-Letter Organizations (BGLOs), were an integral part of what W.E.B. Du Bois called the "talented tenth." This was the top ten percent of the black community that would serve as a cadre of educated, upper-class, motivated individuals who acquired the professional... more...

  • Brothers in Crimeby Wolfgang Pohrt

    FUEGO 2015; US$ 10.49

    Ausgehend von Horkheimer, demzufolge die gesellschaftliche Herrschaft "aus ihrem eigenen ökonomischen Prinzip heraus in die Gangsterherrschaft" übergeht, beschreibt Pohrt die allgemeine Entwicklungstendenz. "Wer an der Spitze steht, steht auch mit einem Beim im Knast." Heute oft mit beiden. Top-Manager wie Uli Hoeneß und Thomas... more...